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    Berlin: Watch an EXCLUSIVE Clip from Occupy Wall Street Doc 'Another World'

    TOH! has scored an exclusive clip to documentary “Another World,” which premieres in Berlin February 8 in the fest's Panorama section. Co-directed by Fisher Stevens (producer of "The Cove") and Rebecca Chaiclin, and written by Mark Monroe (“The Cove”), the film looks at the tumultuous journey of the...

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    Exclusive: True/False Surprises With 'Boyhood' As Closing Night Film

    Indiewire has exclusively learned that Richard Linklater's hugely anticipated drama "Boyhood" will be closing this year's True/False Film Festival. Filmed over a whopping twelve years, "Boyhood" follows a boy and his parents as they grow together as a unit. Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette star.

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    Goldfrapp is Bringing Their Film 'Tales of Us' to Theaters for One Night Only

    Goldfrapp has a new film, "Goldfrapp: Tales of Us," a 30-minute film following the stories of five of the ten songs on their recent album "Tales of Us." The film will play in theaters nationwide one night only, March 1 at 7:00 p.m.

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    San Francisco Film Society Announces Finalists for 2014 Documentary Film Fund

    The San Francisco Film Society has announced the 11 finalists for their 2014 SFFS Documentary Film Fund awards, which total more than $75,000 and support feature-length documentaries in post-production. The fund was created to support nonfiction film work marked by compelling stories, intriguing cha...

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    SF Film Society Reveals 11 Documentary Film Fund Finalists

    The San Francisco Film Society revealed today their 11 finalists for the 2014 Documentary Film Fund awards totaling over $75,000. The fund supports feature-length documentaries currently in post-production, and finalists were culled from over 200 applications. Previous Film Fund winners include Osca...

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    Exclusive: 'The Wire' Alum Brandy Burre Relaunches Her Career in a Fascinating Teaser for Documentary 'Actress'

    Actress Brandy Burre captivated audiences as campaign fixer Theresa D'Agostino in season 3 and 4 of HBO's "The Wire." Directed by Robert Greene, whose 2012 documentary "Fake It So Real" was named one of the best documentaries of 2012 by Roger Ebert, "Actress," explores Burre's hiatus from acting for...

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    Docpoint Festival Review: In 'Pixadores,' Oppression is the Mother of Recklessness

    The filmmaking is nearly as breathtaking as the subject matter in Amir Escandari’s “Pixadores,” a portrait of Sao Paolo’s revolutionary graffiti artists, who tag the tallest buildings in the dark of night, drive more finicky aesthetes insane and are certainly dropping a little equatorial rain on Bra...

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    Sundance Buy: Magnolia Grabs CNN Ebert Doc 'Life Itself'

    The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnolia Pictures has acquired US theatrical, VOD and home entertainment rights to "Life Itself," Steve James' heart-tugging documentary about the life of Roger Ebert. The film brought audiences to tears at January's Sundance Film Festival as they grieved the loss last yea...

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    Hey Documentary Filmmakers: True/False Announces New 'Pay The Artists' Initiative

    The True/False Film Festival -- which goes down this year from February 27-March 2 in Columbia, Missouri -- has announced a new initiative that should please documentary filmmakers: The Pay The Artists Program.

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    Nancy Buirski's Afternoon of a Faun Explores a Dance Legend

    "Tanaquil Le Clercq is mythic. She is also one of the most mesmerizing figures I have ever seen on screen. Not only was I seduced by her beauty, her elegance, and her genius as a dancer, but the fact that this unique talent was felled by polio was too much to bear."

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